Dorchester County water and sewer customers now can pay bills online.

The new system provides all-day access to paying the bills, and takes Visa or MasterCard. Customers who use the system also can track their water and sewer use, billing and payment history. There is a $2 fee per transaction.

Customers will need a PIN identification number and are asked to contact the Water and Sewer Department to set up the number, 832-0075 or 843-563-0075.

Customers now pay through the mail, drop boxes, bank drafts or credit charges as well as by credit card over the phone. The county has 21,500 water and sewer customers. The payment website can be accessed through the county website, www.dorchestercounty.net.